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to illegally use or reproduce
to delight or entertain (amuse)
about to happen (impending)
causing laugher; laughable
lazy; listless (lethargic)
excessively wasteful; recklessly extravagant
to stun, baffle, or amaze
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
recklessly wasteful; extravagant (lavish)
flashy; gaudy
baffled; at a loss for what to say or do (bewildered)
a rude or insensitive person
to incite; to rouse (instigate)
culled from many sources (varied)
a situation that is difficult to get out of
strength of spirit; courage
a court order requiring appearance and/or testimony
having sound judgment; perceptive (wise)
stubborn; hardheaded (uncompromising)
immunity from punishment or penalty
out of place in terms of historical or chronological context
to throw overboard (discard)
one with an amateurish or superficial interest in the arts or a branch of knowledge
diametrically opposed; as in antithesis
unfortunate; inappropriate
to cut off abruptly (shorten)
mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand
fleeting; passing quickly; brief
causing delay (dallying)
typical or standard specimen; model
having no interest or concern; showing no bias or prejudice (disinterested)
capable of being set right; correctable
marked with spots or blotches; impure (stained)
loud; noisy; lacking restraint (raucous)
biting; severe (harsh)
an illusion; originally, an imaginary fire-breathing monster
greatly emotional or zealous (ardent)
pompous speech or expression
belligerent; warlike (hostile)
cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decisions
disparaging or descriptive word or phrase (slur)
an attitude or quality of belief that all people are motivated by selfishness
to grow to increase swiftly and abundantly
to increase in intensity, power, or prestige
to provide support (reinforce)

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